Popkin, Modern France, pp. 65-82.
Reading for Discussion:
Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, Memorial of Saint Helena: Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon (1823), selections.
"The Civil Code" or Code Napoléon (1801; 1804); Book One, Title One; Book One, Title Five, chapters 5-6; Book One, Title Six, chapter 1 and Title Seven, chapter 1; available on-line
David A. Bell, The First Total War: Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Warfare as We Know It (2007).
Juan Cole, Napoleon's Egypt: Invading the Middle East (2007).
Alan Forrest, Napoleon's Men: The Soldiers of the Revolution and the Empire (2002).
Martyn Lyons, Napoleon Bonaparte and the Legacy of the French Revolution (1994).
Edward Said, Orientalism (1978).
Jakob Walter, Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier, ed. Marc Raeff (1991), excerpt on-line.
Isser Woloch, The New Regime (1994).
See also Napoleon, For and Against and Bonaparte in Egypt.